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16 July 2018
Real Madrid now face life without their greatest ever goalscorer, but do they splash out on a direct replacement or is there another solution? Thore Haugstad explores the Liga giant's options
16 July 2018
Goals and assists combined, each of these players contributed directly to three or more goals in Russia this summer. Time to name them...
16 July 2018
From a stunning last-16 comeback to ITV’s mighty Champion, Greg Lea on the reasons we’ll all remember Russia 2018 in years to come
14 July 2018
Ronaldo hasn't even been officially unveiled at Juve, yet the Serie A champions are greatly benefitting from his name.
13 July 2018
Dutch club's physios have continued their longstanding tradition of messing with a few of the new recruits.
13 July 2018
FIFA’s official award for the World Cup's best player has often raised eyebrows – including a three-year run of jinxing a player who’d go on to have a final to forget
13 July 2018
If he wants to, the England manager could have an open-top double-decker parade... just for him.
13 July 2018
From a decorated Spanish defender to a Polish playmaker, via several Germans, these players arrived in Russia with high expectations – and failed to deliver
13 July 2018
Viitorul Constanta's went for a spin to convert a sublime opener at Racing Union.
13 July 2018
In 2014, he scored the winner in the World Cup final after being told to "show you’re better than Messi" by Germany manager Joachim Löw. Fast-forward four years and Die Mannschaft’s former golden boy is struggling to save his career
13 July 2018
Four years ago today, the World Cup final took place in Rio de Janeiro as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time, but can you recall the 28 players that appeared on the pitch?
12 July 2018
As England and Belgium face off in 2018, Greg Lea charts the existence of the strangest match in football – from air rifles to the fastest goal in World Cup history